American revolution

The American Revolution and The Beginning of The Enlightenment Timeline

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    The French and Indian War

    (exact years but not dates)
    The french and native americans came together to fight the british.
  • The Sugar Acts

    The Sugar Acts was basically the tax on sugar.
  • The Stamp Act

    The British parliment began to tax all goverment issued documents, supposedly in order to pay military troops.
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act was put in place to help sell ununsed tea for a bargin price.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The boston tea part was a rebellion against the british to show the american colonists that they were against taxing.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    The redcoats went to lexington in attempt to take over from the american colonists.
  • The Second Contenintal Congress

    Convention of delegates from the colonies.
  • Thomas Paine Publishes "Common Sense"

    A book written explaining the flaws of reconcilliating with Great Britain.
  • Declaration of Independence

    The declaration of independence is a symbol of the countrys' of the independence.
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    Valley Forge

    Valley Forge was a military camp for the American Continental Army.
  • Treaty of Paris

    A treaty that ended the revolutionary war.
  • Shays Rebellion

    Shays Rebellion was started by Daniel Shays dues to financial issues in Massachusetts.
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    The Constitutional Convention

    Delegates from all colonies came together at the state house in phillidelphia to make the federal constitution.
  • Ratification of the Constitution

    a set of laws/rights put in place for United States citizens.